Men's Cross Country Places Sixth at NCAA Division III Pre-Nationals

Oct. 4, 2008


HANOVER, Ind. – The nationally-ranked No. 21 MIT men's cross country team earned an impressive sixth place finish at the NCAA Division III Pre-National meet hosted by Hanover College, the site of the 2008 NCAA Cross Country championships.

Hemagiri Arumugam once again led the Engineers completing the eight-kilometer course in 26:08 and placing 12th overall. Running for the first time this season, senior Jake Ruzevick finished 15th with a time of 26:10. Yermie Cohen was the next MIT runner across the finish line at 26:58, good for 56th overall.

Bethel's Dan Greeno was the top overall finisher, beating out Tony Dipre of Allegheny College by two seconds. Allegheny captured the team crown.